John Gilbert

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Religious children are meaner than their secular counterparts, study finds

Religious belief appears to have negative influence on children’s altruism and judgments of others’ actions even as parents see them as ‘more empathetic’<p>Children from religious families are less kind and more punitive than those from non-religious households, according to a new study.<p>Academics from …

Religion

What Research Says about Defeating Terrorism

Terrorism is as old as history and almost certainly older. In 68 B.C., for instance, the Roman city of Ostia, a vital port for one of the world's …

Psychology

Why many Christians in China have turned to underground churches

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1234000/1234378_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524630827_7cdc27e0e414f7e76d90d8dca96d7d0d<p><b>If Jesus was alive today, would he be a member of the Chinese Communist Party?</b><p>Well, perhaps he would, according to one Beijing based priest, who …

Blasphemy cases rise in Egypt and Christians bear the brunt

NASSARIYA, Egypt (AP) — In the video, the Egyptian Christian teens laugh playfully as a couple of them kneel down, imitating Muslim prayers, then another slides his hand under one boy's neck, imitating the trademark beheadings of the Islamic State group.<p>The boys were playing around, satirizing the …

Religion

The women marked for death by Islamic fatwa face threats with fear, courage

Twenty-seven years ago, Iran’s Ayatollah Khomeini called for the death of a British author, giving new fame to Salman Rushdie and infamy to the term “fatwa.”<p>Rushdie, whose “The Satanic Verses” had been deemed offensive to Muslims, remains threatened by the Islamic decree, but six American women who …

U.S.-led allies report 11 strikes against Islamic State in Iraq, Syria

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies carried out 11 strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria on Sunday, a military statement said.<p>A plume of smoke rises above a building during an air strike in Tikrit March 27, 2015. REUTERS/Thaier Al-Sudani<p>Seven strikes were …

Middle East

Anxiety Sufferers: You Might Just Be Too Smart

If you suffer from anxiety, social or otherwise, you might be tempted to think that your brain is just ‘broken.’<p>However, there is evidence to suggest …

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